Sunday, August 14, 2011

Incredible Coffins

The Ga tribe in coastal Ghana has their own style of burying the dead ones. They honor their dead with brightly colored coffins that celebrate the way they lived. The coffins are designed to represent an aspect of the dead person’s life, such as a car if they were a driver or a fish if their livelihood was the sea. The Ga people believe that when their loved ones die, they move on into another life.

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